Maybe you have heard about the releasometer, the latest invention of the old-world brick-and-mortar music industry where record companies actually sold records and not playlists. And in that outdated world, you used to be bombarded with various releases of albums incl. different covers (that is the house in which the record used to live because it could not survive on a hard drive alone), B-sides (that used to be tracks from the other side of the record´s children, the LP singles and maxi singles which again were the bigger brothers of the LP single…), and maybe unreleased tracks (ah, finally something our young readers know!). Well, back to the core of our subject: with that releasometer, you can measure how famous an album was because there was the following rule of thumb: “The more releases the more famous”.
And guess what, “Private Dancer” is preeeeetty famous because it scored very well on the releasometer. Read here, how well it scored, and we can only hope that it will score even better in the future.
Tina Turner’s cover of the Beatles Help turns 30 today! It was released in the UK charts on February 25, 1984, stayed for 6 weeks in the charts and peaked at N°40. For the occasion we’ll have a look back at Tina’s covering The Beatles through the years.
With the advent of “Love Songs” in 2014, we would like to review and celebrate Tina Turner´s previous Best-of collections and take you on a photo tour from 1991 to 2008.
Yesterday, we learned from Oprah’s Twitter that Tina Turner (74) had recently recovered from “a bad flu” that she contracted a few weeks ago in Zurich. The living legend is doing great so that is a first and happy news! Moreover we all look forward to hear more from Tina with the upcoming release of ‘Beyond, Love Within’.
Now there’s some other releases coming! Nothing to go crazy about (yet) but it still has to be noticed!
Tina Turner concerts arrives on SD BluRay disc (NOT FullHD): One Last Time 2000 & Celebrate 1999 on 1 disc. Pre-order on Amazon.
Bob Gruen’s LP/DVD version of Ike & Tina Turner ‘On The Road’ is almost out of order… Order it on Amazon before its too late!
A re edition of an Ike & Tina Turner ‘Best Of’ Lp with a very interesting tracklist. Order it on Amazon!
And finally the ‘Love Songs’ album is out now around the world. Order it via Amazon.com.
‘River Deep, Mountain High’; that was the correct answer in the contest to win a copy of Tina Turner’s new compilation album ‘Love Songs’. Did you participate and answer the question ”What is the name of the last track on the new Love Songs album?’ correctly, then you better check your e-mail inbox, for you might be one of the lucky five winners! We received over 200 submissions: thank you all for participating and congratulations to the winners!
Didn’t win? No problem, the ‘Love Songs’ album is out now around the world. Order it via Amazon.com.
Perfectly in time for Valentine´s Day, soon-to-be fans of Tina Turner will be delighted to find a new entry point to the works of this soul survivor: the new best-of collection titled “Love Songs”. The CD is fully packed with its 18 tracks – some of them even needed to be edited/shortened so that the CD can host all of these 18 love songs.
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Get Lucky on The Tina Turner Blog! Not only we turned 3 years old very recently, but today, Feb 4th 2014, is also the day that Tina Turner new compilation ‘Love Songs’ hit the shelves worldwide! To celebrate the occasion, we are very happy to announce that we can give away FIVE new ‘Love Songs’ CD by Tina Turner. These prizes are offered courtesy of Warner Music Group (Rhino) in charge of promoting the album.
The contest is now closed, you can no longer participate. The winners have been drawn.
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In previous years, a fan party in honor of Tina Turner’s birthday was organized in Amsterdam. Big news: this year, in honor of Tina’s 75th birthday, the party is moving to Berlin! TINA 75: the Tina Turner birthday fan party is a weekend organized by and for fans. From November 21 until November 23, fans from all over the world will take over Germany’s capital to celebrate the Queen of Rock’s 75th birthday. Will you join us?! For all the information, check out the party website. See you in Berlin!
Since this blog is called Tina Turner Blog well maybe we have to talk to you a bit about Tina Turner’s new release.That’s right, a new release! Well according to Parlophone… Because of course, there’s nothing new about this new “Love Song” compilation, even not the cover. No new songs or previously unreleased tracks, just classics put together to sell a couple of cd’s on Valentine’s Day. And don’t expect 74-year old Turner to make any promotional appearances in support of the album, as she is “happily retired” from the music business according to her spokesperson.
So, until something more relevant comes from Mr Roger Davies & Parlophone, we thought we might refresh their memories with 6 reasons (there’s probably a thousand more) why Tina should be celebrated in 2014. Continue reading
Singer, dancer – but Tina is first and foremost a great performer. And a great performer needs a great stage outfit. During her career, Tina Turner has worked with the world’s most renowned fashion designers: Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Bob Mackie, Azzedine Alaia, just to name a few. Below, a selection of fourteen of Tina’s most sparkly, outrageous, extravagant and rock ‘n’ roll stage outfits that are designed to blow the audience away. Beyoncé: be inspired!
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